SD News

Historical Society Press takes gold Literary Classics book award

?Glorious Fourth of July and Other Stories from the Plains,? a book released in December 2017 by the South Dakota State Historical Society, recently received recognition at the 2018 Literary Classics International Book Awards. The book took gold in the Picture Book/Early Reader, General category.

Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input for the Minnehaha County/Sioux Falls/Brandon Maple/Park Street Corridor Study

BRANDON, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Minnehaha County, City of Sioux Falls and the City of Brandon, will hold a public open house from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27th at the Brandon Valley Intermediate School (201 W. Park Street)

Name Released In Harding County Fatal Crash

BUFFALO, S.D. ? A 21-year-old man from Redig, S.D., has been identified as the person who died late Wednesday, Nov. 14, in a one-vehicle crash south of Buffalo.

Gregory County Fatal Crash

DALLAS, S.D. ? One person died early Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash west of Dallas, S.D.

South Dakota Patient Under Investigation for Acute Flaccid Myelitis

The South Dakota Department of Health is investigating the first person reported with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the state this year. The individual under investigation is a young adult and experienced a mild respiratory illness with fever prior to developing muscle weakness, for which they were hospitalized.

2018 South Dakota Report Card to be released

At its meeting earlier today, the South Dakota Board of Education Standards received a briefing on the release of the 2018 Report Card, which is expected later this month. This is the state?s first Report Card under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The federal law requires new data items to be reported and that the information be concise, accessible and easy to read.

Fire Safety A Must During Thanksgiving

PIERRE, S.D. ? Home, especially in the kitchen, is the place to be for this week?s Thanksgiving holiday. But South Dakota?s Fire Marshal says it also can be a dangerous place to be if fire safety is not a priority.

Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

HUMBOLDT, S.D. ? One person died and four others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday morning near Humboldt.

Pertussis Cases Rise In South Dakota

Recent reports of community increases in pertussis have the Department of Heath reminding parents to make sure their kids are appropriately immunized.

Harding County Fatal Crash

BUFFALO, S.D. ? A 21-year-old male died late Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash south of Buffalo.

Governor's Column: Thanksgiving - A Special Day to Share with Family and Friends

Back on the farm, we had a big dining room table that sat against one wall most of the year. On Thanksgiving, Dad pulled that table out into the middle of the room. Mom covered it with the good tablecloth and set the good dishes. She crowded every square inch of the table?s surface with turkey and mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, a real feast for our family to share after we gave thanks for the blessings we had enjoyed during the past year.

News Tips For November 17 ? 23, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 9:45 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard and will attend and speak at the Discovery District Groundbreaking ceremony in Sioux Falls.

TGIF ? ThanksGiving is Forever, to our Veterans!

November is a month rich in history and filled with numerous opportunities to thank our veterans, our military personnel and their families. It is a season of gratitude that should have etchings of how we secured and maintain our freedoms.

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